Re: [R] LaTeX slide show (Was: Re: Taking code from packages)

From: Duncan Murdoch <>
Date: Sun 15 Jan 2006 - 03:39:31 EST

On 1/14/2006 2:39 AM, Henrik Bengtsson wrote:
> Duncan Murdoch wrote:

>> On 1/13/2006 2:04 AM, Ales Ziberna wrote:
>>> Hello!

> [snip]
>> (I'm a little sensitive about dependencies now, since the LaTeX seminar 
>> template I've used a few times no longer works.  It depends on too many 
>> LaTeX packages, and someone, somewhere has introduced incompatibilities 
>> in them.  Seems like I'll be forced to use Powerpoint or Impress.)

> Try LaTeX Beamer! It is the best thing that happend to LaTeX in a long
> time. Simply beautiful, intuitive and very easy to use, and it's not
> yet another 'seminar' or 'prosper'. Part of MikTeX now. See
> for documentation, examples etc.

Thanks to Henrik and Stephen Eglen for this suggestion. It does look nice (though the test presentation, beamerexample1.tex failed with

! Undefined control sequence.
<recently read> \rowcolors

l.937 \end{frame}

indicating some version incompatibility with what I've got installed, the simpler examples all seem to work and do indeed give nice output.)

Duncan Murdoch mailing list PLEASE do read the posting guide! Received on Sun Jan 15 03:51:57 2006

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